Come and visit our library which boasts over 18,000 Japan-related items. Our collection features a range of material including fiction, non-fiction, manga, DVDs, music CDs and extensive language resources.
Year-end bonus loan quota
Enjoy some holiday reading with a few extra library books. Loan quotas will temporarily increase in December and due dates extended to after the break.
Free Library Card — Max 7 items (usually 5 items)
Paid Member — Max 15 items (usually 10 items)
Library service closes 6pm, December 21st and resumes on January 12th (Saturday).
The Gaming Room is back during the school holiday!
Try your hand at a sample of Japanese board games and card games. A room will be set up for visitors to play pickup games of shogi, go, hanafuda, hyakunin isshu and more.
Bring your children for a fun session of storytelling and craft-making at our library. We will feature Setsubun (the end of Japanese winter ceremony) in our storytime. The session also includes fun mamemaki (bean-throwing) activity to drive evils out of your home before the new season starts.
Kid’s Reward Card
Receive one stamp for each of the following (once per day):
• Borrow one or more kid’s items
• Participate in a library mini event
Please note: Lost cards will not be replaced. For use by kids (grade 6 or less).
OPENING HOURS / CALENDAR
Mon to Fri: 10am – 6pm
Sat*: 10am – 4pm
(*occasionally closed. see the calendar below)
AFTER HOURS RETURNS
An after-hours returns chute is located at the entrance of the library and available 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Access might not be available on retail holidays such as Christmas.
(02) 8239 0055
Banner photo: Brett Boardman